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Night Hawk Variation 1
Tied By Clark Lucas  

Night Hawk Variation


Night Hawk

Category Steelhead
Hook Alex Jackson 1.5
Tag Oval Silver Tinsel and Yellow Floss

Golden Pheasant Crest, over which is a Kingfisher Feather (Kingfisher Feather Omitted)


Red Wool

Body Flat Silver Tinsel
Rib Oval Silver Tinsel (Countered with Blue-Eared Pheasant)
Throat Black Hackle (With Blue-Eared Pheasant)
Wing Black Turkey Tail Sections
Cheeks Jungle Cock Veiled by Kingfisher (Kingfisher Veil Omitted)
Topping Golden Pheasant Crest
Horns Scarlet McCaw (Omitted)
Head Red

This variation of Night Hawk was tied by Contributing Fly Tyer. The pattern came from Dec Hogan's book, A Passion for Steelhead. Clark's adaptations are in parenthesis. Dec Hogan writes that he has taken steelhead on this pattern in all seasons on this traditional Atlantic salmon fly. You can read about Clark and see many more of his fine speys by visiting The Flies of Clark Lucas.

Webmaster notes: This fly was given to me by Clark for fishing. It is now in my summer steelhead box along with some other flies from Clark for my next summer steelhead outing.


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